One of our Brooks providers sent in these awesome examples of incorporating fall and Halloween themes into sensory experiences.
Great ideas; thanks for sharing!
One of our Medicine Hat providers sent in this great idea for a sensory bag, completely sealed all the way around so there’s no mess.
Looks like fun; thanks for sharing!
Water is such an easy way to meet the sensory standards and to provide children with a fun opportunity to make a mess while still being very easy to clean up. If you don’t have a water table, using a cake pan, Rubbermaid container or ice cream pail will work just as well and be just as fun!
Click the photo below for some great ways to incorporate water play into your day!
One of our Medicine Hat providers sent in this fun sensory activity: they froze water in layers with loose parts in each layer, then the kids had fun extracting the bits!
What a great way to cool off this summer!
One of our Medicine Hat providers had this great idea for painting with a sensory component. She says, “Wrapped paper with saran wrap after putting paint down. Kids moving paint with fingers on top of saran. They really enjoying it and they are staying clean”.
Awesome! Thanks for sharing!
One of our Medicine Hat providers made this with her day home children. She says to mix salt, flour and food colouring, then paint on a firm piece of cardboard and microwave for 30 seconds to see it grow!
Thanks for sharing!
One of our Medicine Hat day homes had lots of fun making Growing bubbles!
The provider says that it is made with milk, food colouring, dish soap, vinegar and baking soda.
Check out this awesome sensory bin one of our Medicine Hat providers made. It’s safe for small children as well, as the ‘sand’ is made out of 1 cup of infant rice cereal and 2-3 tbsp of melted coconut oil.
One of our Medicine Hat day homes had some sensory fun with play dough. Play dough is great sensory play for all ages, especially if you make your own non-toxic dough.
What’s your favourite play dough recipe? Share in the comments!
Here are some more ideas for bringing nature inside. Click on the image to go to the site for more details.
Writing with carrots. From www.nurturestore.co.uk.